Microsoft, Apple, Ford Motor Co., GE, and Intel were 5 of the most profitable companies (excluding banks and oil outfits) in 2012, according to CNN Money.
It is no coincidence that all the aforementioned companies are also featured on the CareerBliss 50 Happiest Companies list for 2013.
Business owners must strike that delicate balance between getting the most out of their employees, while offering enough incentive to retain the talent that brings innovation and profit to the company.
Some of the more unconventional strategies may not be for every CEO, but the results are undeniable.
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Employee absence costs businesses billions in revenue every year and remains one of the biggest concerns for Senior Management and Human Resources. It not only costs in terms of sick pay, but also in lost productivity. Additionally, it can affect morale when colleagues have no choice but to ‘pick up the slack’. Designing and Implementing an effective Absence Management programme may go a long way in providing a better environment for all. Guest blogger Finley Talbot provides some suggestions…read more